Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek

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Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek - Days

Trip Route

Pokhara - Ghodepani - Poon Hill - Muldhai Viewpoint - Kot Danda - Ghandrunk Village

Trip Facts

Group Size
1+ PAX
Trip Grade
Easy to Moderate
Accommodation
Guesthouse/Lodge
Max. Elevation
3,637 M/11,930 FT
Meals
B/L/D with hot drink
Transportation
Private Vehicle/Bus
Best Season
Autumn/Spring/Winter

Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek Highlights

  • Poon Hill and Muldhai viewpoint offers superb mountain view of Annapurna mountain range, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Lamjung Himal, Manalsu etc
  • The best short trek in Nepal blessed with Nepalese culture and high snow peak
  • Ramble throughout rice terrace to flowering forest and cluster Nepalese villages
  • Spot wildlife, flora and fauna also meet Yak along the Poon Hill Ghandruk trek
  • Finest tea house trek with inside toilet and hot shower

Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek with Muldhai viewpoint striking hike into an unspoiled rhododendron forest and delightful ethnic village on the foot of the Annapurna Mountain range. It is a beautiful easy hiking trail section of Annapurna trek. Poon Hill Trek with Muldhai viewpoint route stretching from subtropical to tropical climate zone in the remote villages of Nepal. Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek is one the superlative available trek in Nepal with a mixture of the tranquility nature, wildlife, truly Nepalese culture, and seasonal flower, of course, Himalayas. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek became of the classical and busiest trekking route in the Nepalese Himalayas widely recognized by the domestic and international tourists. It is a famous short trek in Nepal, rewards with a lovely natural setting, astounding culture, and the Himalayas as well welcomed by a bloom of wildflowers. A trek passes Cluster Mountain villages with stone slate roofs of the indigenous people who practicing rich unspoiled cultural, also explore the rich handicrafts.

Our experienced and phenomenal trek guide escorts the Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek and it passes impressive Poon Hill and Muldhai viewpoint that offers gorgeous mountain panorama including Dhaulagiri I, II, II, butterfly peak, Tukche Peak, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna South, Annapurna IV, Annapurna IV, Nilgiri Himal, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu, etc. The highlights of the 5-Days Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek mainly distinguish Poon Hill Viewpoint, Muldhai Viewpoint, and cultural Ghandruk village with adorable Nepalese culture.

Poon Hill accepted as the best viewpoint in Nepal to see glorious sunrise on the tall and high snowcapped mountains. It stands 3210 m above the sea level and surrounded by the pine and rhododendron forest en route to Annapurna trek in west Nepal near to Pokhara. Newly discovered Muldhai viewpoint (3,637 m) stands north of Poon Hill and provides a close view of mountains.

We start Poon Hill Ghandruk trek from Pokhara with a scenic drive to Hile, the drive passes few small towns on the bumpy dust and blacktop road with a splendorous view of the Himalayas and the countrysides. Now tied your shoe-string and stretch your legs then Nepal best short Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek begins. Then Poon Hill Ghandruk trek passes traditional mountain villages the settlement of different ethnic groups, a pristine forest of distinct flowers and vegetation under the high snow-clad mountains including three 8000 m peaks with numerous trekking peaks. Also, spot the few animals and different species of the birds. While waking on the classical rhododendron, pine and oak forest easily hear the roaring of the deer and the monkey playing.
During the Ghorepani Poon hill trek, the landscapes and sceneries dramatically change in each 30-minute that gives you amazing travel experience in your life. End of the Poon hill trek walking along the rice terrace on the bank of Modi River then drive back to Pokhara from Syauli Bazar. Being the busiest trekking route often comes to cross with other like-minded people from all around the globe. Poon hill trek is suitable for all the nature hiker no requires pre-trek experienced no matter novice or experienced, kids or granny, budget or luxury, family or friends, and school or college vacation.
There is a various route to reach Poon Hill Viewpoint, travelers need minimum 3-days and then can extend to any of this trekking route passes Poon Hill Viewpoint 10-days Annapurna Base Camp Trek, 3-Days Short Poon Hill Trek, 13-Days Annapurna Circuit Trek, 9-Days Jomsom Muktinath Trek, 6-Days Mohare Danda Trek and 7-Days Khayer Lake and Khopra Ridge Trek.

Daily itinerary

The first day of Poon Hill Ghandruk trek begins with a 3-hours drive out from Pokhara to Hile. A drive passes Nayapul, it used to start and ends point of the most of Annapurna trek before road extends further up to Ghandruk and Ulleri village. We checked Poon hill Ghandruk trek permits Bhirethanti and drive continues along the Burungdi stream and layers of farmland on the sloppy mountain to Hile village.
Now the trek continuous throughout the beautiful mountain village on the disordered mountain also avoid jeep track can explore the lifestyle of the Nepalese. We steeply climb a long stone stair (3210 steps) on the dotted mountain from Tikhedunga to Ulleri. It provides a picturesque view of the lush green cultivated rice terrace and meandering river below high mountains Annapurna south (23,678 ft) and Hiuchuli (21,125 ft)

The distance from Ulleri village to Ghorepani is approximately 12 km and it takes about 5 hours for the average walker. A maximum route to Ghorepani is a mostly gradual ascent throughout the mixed dense forest and during the spring the path is so magical because of the sprout of distinct wildflower. We spotting flora, fauna, and wildlife inside the dense forest also hear the roaring of the deer bark and monkeys. From starting to ending the scenery dramatically change from lush green landscapes to tall white snow mountain panorama. The Ghorepani welcomed with widespread mountain range also we arrange Mountain View room for your memorial travel experience.

Awaited day in your Poon Hill trek and detour to Poon Hill viewpoint. Early morning leaving from the lodge with drinking water do not forget to put on the warm cloth against the cold. The Poon Hill (3,210 m) path is steeply ascent on stone-stair and might be difficult in the morning, walking with a head torch. Poon hill is known as the best viewpoint in Annapurna region and can see glorious sunrise on more than 15 mountains including Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), II, III, IV, Tukche peak, Dhampus pass, Nilgiri center, Nilgiri center Nilgiri south, Baraha Shikhar, Annapurna South, Hiuchuli, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Machhapurchhare, Lamjung Himal and Mount Manaslu on far distance.

After admiring the splendorous view of Himalayas, back to lodge for the breakfast. Then we steeply climbing up into the colorful rhododendron forest to Deurali pass (3,090 m) and short descend to Deurali (2990 m).

The trek resume with following branch route through the bamboo shrubs, pine, and rhododendron forest to Dobato. This route is newly explored where hardy meets other tourists but an awesome section of Poon Hill Ghandruk trek. We continuously climb uphill including (strenuous section) on an unruffled forest in the heavenly mountainous terrain. Upon reach, Chautari (stone rest place) see a close view of Annapurna Himalayan range then trek onward on the yak and sheep pasture also spot Lophophorus. Dobato has only three lodges with basic accommodation and an Asian toilet. We hiked 15 km in 6-7 hours.

A 25-minute brief hike brings to the ridge called Muldhai Viewpoint (3637 m), Muldhai viewpoint is higher than Poon Hill and offered a closet view of entire western Himalayan range. The ridge is super cold should be prepared well against icy temperature. After breakfast in Dobato, trek commences steeply down inside the rhododendron forest where easily spot animals and birds also sights waterfall. Then take a rest at Tadapani after that walk resume again out of the main trail throughout dense rhododendron forest till Komrong Danda. The last section of a trail is mostly up to Kot Danda, the guesthouse is located on peace location also surrounding by several trees where numerous birds made residence.

Another sweet day during the Poon Hill Ghandruk trek with Mulde Hill viewpoint, you'll be wake-up by birds whistling and enjoy to see a sunrise on Annapurna south, Hiuchuli, Fishtail, and Annapurna range with sipping hot tea. Then trek begins on the cultivated rice terrace to Ghandruk village, the largest tribal village along Ghorepani Poon Hill trek. We do a cultural excursion in cluster villages then trek descend on rice veranda to Syauli Bazar via Kimche. Upon arrival Syauli Bazar we eat a hot and delicious organic lunch then 2 hours' drive back to Pokhara.


What's included?

  • Airport/hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Permit (Annapurna conservation area project fees and trekking information management system card)
  • Experienced English speaking licensed guide and experienced Porter with salary, accommodation, food and Insurance
  • Three meals a day during the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits where available
  • Musical Adventure Trekking complimentary trekking gear likely four seasonal sleeping bag, down Jacket (should be returned upon completing the trek)
  • All official charge and 13% Government VAT
  • First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
  • Pokhara to Nayapul & Kimche to Pokhara by jeep
  • Normal lodge/guesthouse base accommodation during trek in the mountain
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepalese restaurant with live cultural show

Add On:

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by deluxe tourist bus/flight
  • Cultural and heritage tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Porter to carry your luggage

What's not included?

  • Nepal visa fees 15 Day in cost of U$D 25
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Meals & extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (battery charge, telephone call, laundry, hot shower, internet)
  • Bar and beverage bills
  • Gratitude (Tips) for guide and porters

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip